News: World

China, Russia begin naval drills near North Korea

Monday  14:11,   18 september 2017
Reuters

China and Russia began naval drills near North Korea on Monday amid continuing tensions over the isolated state's nuclear ambitions and ahead of a United Nations General Assembly meeting this week, where North Korea is likely to loom large.[...]

House searched after new arrest in bomb inquiry

Monday  08:52,   18 september 2017
Sky News

Police and forensic teams are searching a property in Stanwell in Surrey following the arrest of a second man by officers investigating the Parsons Green terror attack. A number of police vehicles were parked outside the address and forensic[...]

People evacuated from homes as typhoon hits Japan

Monday  07:50,   18 september 2017
Sky News

A powerful typhoon has ripped through southern Japan with torrential rain, grounding hundreds of flights and train services. Typhoon Talim hit Kyushu, the southernmost of Japan's four main islands with winds of up to 105mph, the Japan[...]

Maria takes aim at battered Caribbean, Florida could be next

Monday  06:10,   18 september 2017
USA TODAY

Tropical Storm Maria officially became a hurricane late Sunday afternoon, taking aim at already battered islands in the Caribbean amid growing concerns that Florida again could become a target. The National Hurricane Center said Maria had[...]

Rallying cry to 'resist' Trump evolves

Monday  05:41,   18 september 2017
Los Angeles Times

Within a day of President Donald Trump's election last November, California's top Democratic lawmakers responded with a joint statement that contained an audacious promise. An artistic rendering of that vow, with looping calligraphy [...]

British Airways Flight Bound For Heathrow Evacuated At Paris Airport Over Security Threat

Sunday  13:22,   17 september 2017
Huffington Post UK

A British Airways plane bound for Heathrow was evacuated in Paris over a security threat on Sunday morning.Flight BA0303 was due to leave Charles de Gaulle airport at 7.25 but was evacuated on the tarmac. According to Reuters, an airport official[...]

People Who Abandoned Pets During Hurricane Irma Will Face Felony Charges

Sunday  09:37,   17 september 2017
International Business Times

<p>Pet owners in the area reportedly left their animals chained or tied up outside.</p>Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control reported that amid hasty evacuations to escape the destruction of Hurricane Irma, pet owners in the area[...]

Fresh protests over US police acquittal

Sunday  06:25,   17 september 2017
BBC News

Demonstrators rally for a second day after white ex-officer is cleared of murdering a black suspect.Hundreds have marched in the Missouri city for a second day, chanting "Black lives[...]

How a convicted pedophile brought down Iceland’s government

Sunday  06:25,   17 september 2017
The Washington Post

A letter of support, a pardon and the stink of a coverup.The story involves Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson and his father, Benedikt[...]

Al-Qaeda 'preparing to strike again' - 16 years after 9/11 attacks

Sunday  04:45,   17 september 2017
9News.com.au

The man who shot Osama bin Laden has warned terrorist group al-Qaeda is preparing to strike again – this time with son Hamza's help.This week marks 16 years since the 9/11 terror attacks changed the world[...]

'Why would you go there?' Stunned CNN anchor ends segment on ESPN controversy after guest's off-colour comment

Saturday  13:06,   16 september 2017
Business Insider Australia

Clay Travis of Fox Sports and Outkick the Coverage left CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin stunned on Friday by making an off-colour remark during a segment about ESPN's political controversy.Clay Travis of Fox Sports and Outkick the Coverage left CNN[...]

Cuba mystery: Even Castro baffled by harm to US diplomats

Saturday  09:06,   16 september 2017
Associated Press

Raul Castro seemed rattled.The Cuban president sent for the top American envoy in the country to address grave concerns about a spate of U.S. diplomats harmed in Havana.&nbsp;Raul Castro seemed[...]

World Hunger Worsens as War, Climate Shocks Hit Food Access

Saturday  08:25,   16 september 2017
Bloomberg

The number of people suffering from hunger last year rose at the fastest pace since at least the beginning of this century as conflicts and climate-related issues curbed access to food. Those categorized as hungry increased by about 38 million to[...]

El Chapo loses bid to have extradition charges dismissed

Saturday  06:36,   16 september 2017
New York Daily News

El Chapo does not have a leg to stand on when it to comes to claiming he was improperly extradited to Brooklyn, a federal judge decided.Brooklyn Federal Judge Brian Cogan rejected arguments by Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin (El Chapo) Guzman that he[...]

Comment: Will Trump’s corruption continue damaging the country after he’s gone?

Saturday  05:42,   16 september 2017
The Washington Post

Trump may end up degrading our rules and norms so badly that future presidents don't feel bound by them.This might not be attracting much attention were it not for other recent news about the couple’s highflying lifestyle. There was his wife’s[...]